Ruse is the fifth-largest city in Bulgaria and located in the Northeastern part of the country, and many ways serve an essential part of the country's international trade. It attracts many coliving dwellers each year with its fascinating rainbow of culture.
Bulgaria is an extraordinary country. With its culture combination of Thracian, ancient Greek, Byzantine, and Roman influences, it is no surprise many are attracted to Ruse because it is home to so many stunning historical buildings and monuments. Regional Historical Museum is a favorite amongst visitors, with everything from prehistoric tools and weapons to more modern artifacts. Some tourist and digital nomad favorites include Sveta Troitsa Cathedral, of Ruse, Souvenir Shops, Rusenski Lom Nature Park, and Basarbovo Monastery.
There are so many options for delicious food in Bulgaria. The cuisine here is influenced by the Middle East but has its own unique style. Ruse is a paradise for food lovers. Some local foods to try here include Shopska Salata; this is a cold salad well known throughout southern Europe, and it is combined with a unique cheese specially made in Bulgaria. Another food to try is File Elena, which is dried raw meat from chilled or frozen pork. Bulgarians love their meat dishes, but if you’re a chocolate lover be sure to try the local chocolate cake, which is fantastic.
All of the best places are easily accessible in Ruse, with its incredible transport systems, including bus or trolleybus. Everything in the center is quickly accessible and easy to reach on foot. Nothing in the center is more than 15 minutes away. Ruse is the perfect city to explore on foot. Just by walking around, you will discover some of its incredible monuments, buildings, and architecture.
Ruse is a popular hub with low coliving costs, making it enticing and generally affordable. With the number of remote workers on the rise, more and more coworking spaces are also becoming available. Beaverhive, Startup Factory, and The Lounge are some popular spots to work with and meet like-minded individuals outside of your accommodation, should you need to conduct a work meeting.
Fun facts about Ruse:
- In 1881 the first steel ship in Bulgaria was built
- In 1896 was the first manually operated elevator
- Until 1975 there were regular water ski competitions